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Re: st: Breaking a categorical variable into a set of binary variables


From   Alan Neustadtl <alan.neustadtl@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Breaking a categorical variable into a set of binary variables
Date   Fri, 5 Mar 2010 10:45:24 -0500

-tabulate- might be the command you are thinking of.  For example:

sysuse auto, clear
tabulate rep78, gen(repdum)

Best,
Alan

On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 10:42 AM, Miranda Kim <mk@mrc.soton.ac.uk> wrote:
> Hello,
> I am a Stata v11 user, and I seem to remember coming across a command that
> generates 0/1 variables for each category of a categorical variable, but I
> don't remember what this was...
> Any ideas anyone?
> Many thanks and best wishes,
> Miranda
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